Deaths of 19 civilians in French airstrike in Mali disputed by Paris


Witnesses to the January attack describe aerial attack on a wedding but French officials claim the gathering was of armed extremists.

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A French airstrike killed at least 19 civilians in central Mali in January, a United Nations report has said, contradicting claims by officials in Paris that the target of the attack was a gathering of armed extremists, reports The Guardian.